Over 180 Million Free Books Gifted As Of April 2022

Apr 29, 2022 | Imagination Library

Over 180 Million Free Books Gifted As Of April 2022

In April, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library gifted over 1,983,466 books. The total number of free books gifted as of April 2022, is 180,548,415!

Group 1 Children Born in 2022

The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book

“The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book”
By Amye Rosenberg

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2022
Canada – “The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Baby Touch Colours” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Baby Touch Colours” – 6/4/22
USA – “The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book” – 4/22/22

Group 2 Children Born in 2021

Sassy Baby's First Words

“Sassy: Baby’s First Words”
By Dave Aikins

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Canada – “Skinnamarink” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Is That You, Little Bear?” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Is That You, Little Bear?” – 6/4/22
USA – “Sassy: Baby’s First Words” – 4/25/22

Group 3 Children Born in 2020

Green Tractor

“Green Tractor”
By Kersten Hamilton& Illustrated by Valeria Petrone

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Canada – “Green Tractor” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Spot Can Count” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Spot Can Count” – 6/4/22
USA – “Green Tractor” – 4/20/22

Group 4 Children Born in 2019

2021-Baby Builders

“Baby Builders”
By Elissa Haden Guest & Illustrated by Hiroe Nakata

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Canada – “Carson Crosses Canada” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Max the Brave” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Max the Brave” – 6/4/22
USA – “Baby Builders” – 4/15/22

Group 5 Children Born in 2018

Gwendolyns Pet Garden

“Gwendolyn’s Pet Garden”
By Anne Renaud & Illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Canada – “Gwendolyn’s Pet Garden” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Ladybird First Favourite Tales: The Three Billy Goats Gruff” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Ladybird First Favourite Tales: The Three Billy Goats Gruff” – 6/4/22
USA – “Gwendolyn’s Pet Garden” – 4/13/22

Group 6 Children Born in 2017

2022-Drop

“Drop”
By Emily Kate Moon

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2017
Canada – “Drop” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “Billy and the Dragon” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Billy and the Dragon” – 6/4/22
USA – “Drop” – 4/6/22

Welcome Book First Book Children Receive

Little Engine That Could - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“The Little Engine That Could”
Written by Watty Piper & Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman 

Welcome Book – First book sent to registered children
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 6/4/22
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 4/1/22

Graduation Book Last Book Children Receive

Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!”
By Nancy Carlson 

Graduation Book – Last book children receive when they graduate from the program
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 4/1/22
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 6/4/22
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 6/4/22
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 4/1/22

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